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LONDON OPINIONS.

AN IMPRESSIVE STORY

LONDON, February 27

'.The'"Daily Mail" says that Mawison's story is touched with the .majesty of love and death,;and .reveals .the sacrifices- which men of our race .are prepared *o make in pursuit of scientific knowledge, and their readiness to face death in an unselfish .cause. The impression made by Scott's .story is confirmed by Mawson's moving ■narrative.' Nothing'in the whole story ,of Antarctic exploration can be compared with Mawson's solitary journey in an unutterably savage waste* ' Sir Ernest Shackieton, interviewed, .said that Mawson was a born loader for a Polar expedition. He had every quality of a great leader. The manner dn .which the 'ship negotiated the pack ■was due to Captain ..Davis's splendid seamanship. Ho was capable of caution .caution was and w.ent 'boldly .ahead,..if occasion- demanded.

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LONDON OPINIONS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8806, 28 February 1914

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LONDON OPINIONS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8806, 28 February 1914

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